Polk County Florida Dems News

New computer applications to check your polling location

Sun, Oct 30, 2016

Historically the Poinciana Community Center, which houses precinct 412, and Tuscany Preserve (419) have been among our busiest precincts on Election Day. One of the contributing factors is Osceola County voters who are in the wrong line. That not only increases the line length, but takes the time and attention

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GOP Lead In VBM Requests and Returns Down to 1%

Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Florida Democrats Successfully Eliminate Historic Republican Vote-By-Mail Advantage — GOP Lead In Requests and Returns Down to 1% Tallahassee, FL — In 2016, the Florida Democratic Party has successfully eliminated the GOP’s longstanding advantage in request and returns of vote-by-mail ballots. Traditionally, Republicans in Florida have held a significant advantage over

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So much for the Florida GOP advantage in mail ballots!

Tue, Oct 18, 2016

October 17, 2016For decades, Florida Republicans have pulled in far more mail-in votes than Democrats. Since 2008, Democrats have overcome that Republican, mail-in lead through early, in-person voting. Today, however, is likely to mark the first time that Democrats have surpassed Republicans in mail-ballots cast before election day.As of this

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Trump Effect could swing Florida Rooney/Freeman race

Tue, Oct 18, 2016

U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney is defending safe turf — a newly redrawn district stretching from Lakeland and Sarasota to Lake Okeechobee that Mitt Romney won with 58 percent of the vote in 2012. And yet Rooney has been under siege since he announced last week he could no longer support Trump.

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Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus is proud to announce the endorsement of Victor Sims

Thu, Oct 13, 2016

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus is proud to announce the following additional General Election endorsement:Victor Sims, Florida House District 39The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus represents the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & allies community to the Florida Democratic Party. The Caucus is represented by chapter organizations throughout the state. We work

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Potential Democratic Party Poll Watchers

Fri, Oct 7, 2016

Hello, potential Democratic Party Poll Watchers:Ellis Moose, Polk County Democratic Party Chairman, has asked that I help with recruiting Poll Watchers for the November 8th election.  Accordingly, I have looked up the list of Poll watchers in 2014, the current DEC list, and Club and Caucus members, and others, to

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Polk County Democrats to Hold All-Star Barbeque FUNraiser

Wed, Oct 5, 2016

Polk County Democrats to Hold All-Star Barbeque FUNraiser at the home of Debra Wright, candidate for Florida Senate District 22 Saturday, October 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 2575 Gerber Dairy Road, Winter Haven, FL The star-studded event will feature Brigadier General Carlos Martinez, USAF Ret., Kenneth E. Rigmaiden,

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Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida is proud to announce its final round of endorsements

Tue, Oct 4, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                           CONTACT:                    October 4, 2016                                                         Susan Smith, 813-390-3616   Tampa, FL -Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida President Susan Smith has released the following statement: The Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida (DPCF) is proud to announce its final round of endorsements for the 2016 General Election.    The following

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The truth behind utility-backed Amendment 1

Mon, Oct 3, 2016

We need your help to spread the word about the harmful, utility-backed, anti-solar amendment that will appear on the ballot in November, Amendment 1.Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara Pariente said it better than anyone: Amendment 1 is a “wolf in sheep’s clothing” backed by big utility companies like Duke Energy

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Florida Democratic Party to Host Voter Registration Event in Orlando with Vice President Biden

Sat, Oct 1, 2016

Florida Democratic Party to Host Voter Registration Event in Orlando with Vice President BidenWhen: Monday, October 3 at 12:45 PM EDTDoors Open: 10:45 AM EDT Where: Cheyenne Ballroom, 127 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32801Public RSVP Link

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